Valor flat beans and Long beans Stir-fry


PREP TIME: 10 Mins

COOKING TIME: 12 – 15 Mins

This stir-fry is very quick, simple, easy to make yet tasty recipe. The ingredients are minimal. It can be served with sambar rice or variety rice but may not go well with yogurt rice as this is a non-spicy dish.


Valor flat beans/Avaraikai – 15

Long beans/Karamani – 15

Dry red chili – 2

Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

Urad daal – 1/2 teaspoon

Curry Leaves – 10

Asefoetida – 1/4 teaspoon

Salt – per taste

Oil – ½ teaspoon


STEP 1: Wash the beans thoroughly and cut both the ends of the beans. Cut the beans into 1/2 inch pieces.

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, wait to splutter. Add urad dal, curry leaves, asefoetida, and red chili.

STEP 3: Add the cut beans and salt. Mix well and cook in low heat for 5 minutes.

STEP 4: Add 200 ml of water, cover and cook on low heat for 7 minutes. The mixture should be dry and beans should be cooked soft. If not add, 1/4 cup of water and cook for 3 more minutes.

TIP: Add 2 teaspoons of grated coconut after turning off the heat for more flavor and texture😋



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